Red Triangle Award

Red Triangle and Leader to Watch Awards

The YMCA of Greater Saint John values the significant contributions that individuals have made in our society.  Since 1990, the Y has been recognizing individuals that have made a difference in the community.

The Red Triangle Award is presented in recognition of long and meritorious volunteer service, outstanding contributions and achievement within the Y or in the community. The recipient of this award has been an active volunteer and demonstrated a commitment to the community throughout their lifetime. They have made a difference to Canadian society.

The Leader to Watch Award is presented to an individual, 35 years or younger, who is a role model for youth in our community. This person demonstrates skills, enthusiasm and leadership in their work, in educational settings and as a volunteer in the community.

Many of the past recipients continue to serve the community on a daily basis.  Their commitment and dedication continues to inspire others to follow in their footsteps and it is very important that these extraordinary people be recognized.

Red Triangle Gala 2020

Red Triangle

The Red Triangle Gala is a time to reflect on those who have shown outstanding contributions to our community. Click below to learn more.

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Red Triangle Award Criteria

The Red Triangle Award is presented in recognition of long and meritorious volunteer service, outstanding contributions and achievement within the Y and in the community.

The recipient of this award has:

  • Contributed to furthering the mission and values  of the Y of Greater Saint John;
  • Enhanced the work of the Y and/or other charitable organizations through philanthropy;
  • Demonstrated  social responsibility;
  • Been an active volunteer and demonstrated a commitment to the community;
  • Made a difference to Canadian society.

Leader to Watch Award Criteria

This individual (35 years of age or less) provides skilled and enthusiastic leadership in an educational, family, career or community setting.

This individual is:

  • Determined to lead, demonstrating their leadership skills at work and as a volunteer;
  • Willing to act and support the constructive actions of others;
  • A role model, encouraging and inspiring to other young people;
  • Participating in shaping the future of the community.

PAST RECIPIENTS:

1990 James A MacMurray 2008 Cheryl Robertson
1991 Philip W. Oland Sheikh Bahauddin (Leader to Watch)
1992 Dr. G. Forbes Elliot 2009 Saint John Y’s Men’s Club
Elsie Wayne Eric Savoie (Leader to Watch)
1993 Ethel Flewelling 2010 Roly MacIntyre
George Stears Leah Richardson (Leader to Watch)
1995 Malcolm Somerville 2011 Dale Knox
1996 Dr. Mary Eileen Travis Taryn O’Neill (Leader to Watch)
1997 Harry Gaunce 2012 Erminie Cohen
1998 C. William (Bill) Stanley Stephany Peterson (Leader to Watch)
1999 Dr. Edward J. Doherty 2013 Sisters of Charity
2000 Clifford G. Warner 2014 Daryl Steeves
2001 Keith M. Wilson Danny Jardine (Leader to Watch)
William T. Gale 2015 BCAPI
2002 Lino Celeste Sarah Mudge (Leader to Watch)
Christopher Long (Leader to Watch) 2016 John K.F. Irving
2004 Patrick Darrah Craig Bell Estabrooks (Leader to Watch)
Dale Knox (Leader to Watch) 2017/td> Arthur Irving

John Fitzpatrick, Jr. (Leader to Watch)

2005 Jane Barry & David Barry

Janet Scott (Leader to Watch)

2018 Bill McMackin Stephen McMackin

Harry Daley (Leader to Watch)

2006 Richard Oland

Derek Riedle (Leader to Watch)

2019 Dr. Shelley Rinehart

Jennifer Brown (Leader to Watch)

2007 Brice Belyea, David Carlin, Blair MacDonald, Clark Sancton, Robert Vincent
Jeff Sparks (Leader to Watch)